Accounting and Business

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3 - Part Time
Course Title
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3 - Part Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Part Time
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
AAT Level 2 and GCSE Grade A-C in English and maths.
Leads on to
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4. Study a degree in Accounting & Finance at a UK university. Accounting employment, including an apprenticeship.
Additional Information
To undertake this course you will need to pay the annual AAT membership fee (£92) and possibly a joining fee (£43). Also books are required from our recommended publisher, costing approximately £115. Exam resits will cost £54 per exam. Prices to be confirmed at the start of the course.
This programme assists you to enter the Accounting profession by achieving the Advanced Diploma Level 3 of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). The units you will be studying are:
Advanced Bookkeeping: This unit develops Level 2 Foundation skills in Bookkeeping. You will account for fixed assets (additions, disposals, depreciation), prepare adjustments to be entered on to an extended trial balance, and understand Accounting principles and concepts.
Final Accounts Preparation: Learn how to prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships; Complete incomplete records using control accounts, the bank account and gross profit mark up and margin.
Management Accounting – Costing: Learn stock valuation and control, apportionment and absorption of indirect costs, fixed and variable cost analysis, breakeven, margin of safety and target profit, and long term investment decisions using payback and net present value.
Indirect Tax: Understand VAT regulations; Complete a VAT return.
Ethics for Accountants: Understand the principles of ethical working, relevant legislation and the role of professional bodies. Understand how to take appropriate action following a suspected breach of ethical codes.
Spreadsheets for Accounting: Use a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise data. Select and use formulas and data analysis tools. Present, format and publish spreadsheet information. You will complete 4 unit assessments with 1 synoptic assessment to achieve the qualification. All the assessments are set and marked externally by the AAT, computer-based and time limited. You will need to pass all units in order to achieve the qualification.